was born April 3, 1932 to Alfred and Minnie Essie Maude Lucas.
He passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 31, 2015.
married his wife Corrine on January 13, 1954. They were
married 52 years. He was preceded in death by his loving wife
Corrine and oldest daughter Louise. He is survived by his
sons, Louis G. of Salem, Terry of Newberg, Leon of Salem,
Loren of Salem, and his daughters Leona of Salem and Lori of
Newberg, 29 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.
joined the USMC in 1950 where he served in the Korean War,
including the Chosin Reservoir, and the Vietnam War. He
received numerous medals and the Presidential Unit Citation.
He retired after 22 years of service. He then went to work as
a guard for the Oregon Department of Corrections, retiring in
will be a viewing on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 from 9:00am to
5:00 pm at Weddle Funeral Chapel in Stayton. The
service will be on April 14th at 11:00am, also at Weddle
Funeral Chapel, followed by interment with Military Honors at
Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.
of flowers, we ask that you donate to the Oregon Patriot Guard
in honor of Louis. Arrangements
entrusted to Weddle Funeral